ALMA Revealed Surprisingly Mild Environment around a Supermassive Black Hole

February 26, 2015 | Science

A research team observed M77 by ALMA and discovered that organic molecules are concentrated in a region surrounding a supermassive black hole at its center.

Classical Nova Explosions are Major Lithium Factories in the Universe

February 18, 2015 | Science

Using the 8.2-meter Subaru Telescope High Dispersion Spectrograph (HDS), a team of astronomers observed Nova Delphini 2013 and discovered that the outburst is producing a large amount of lithium.

Supercomputer for Astronomy “ATERUI” Upgraded to Double its Speed

November 26, 2014 | Topics

The supercomputer “ATERUI” was upgrated and will expand the horizons for simulations to understand the Universe and astrophysical phenomena.

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